Emmitsburg, Md. | Mount Tennis Courts
MEN'S TEAMS COMPETING
Mount St. Mary's, Loyola, Harford Community College, Coppin State, Delaware, and Bucknell
SETTING THE SCENE
The Mount St. Mary's University men's tennis team is set for the three-day Mount Invitational spanning October 6 - 8 in Emmitsburg. The first day of competition begins at 2 p.m. on Friday, followed by 9 a.m. starts on Saturday and Sunday.
ABOUT THE MOUNT
The Mount men are coming off the Loyola Invitational two weekends ago. The invitational was a 'Points of the Compass' format, with each team consisting of two players and each round consisting of a doubles match and two singles matches. The winner of the best-of-three advances to the next round. Jackson Wood and Jean Armstrong took home fifth place after defeating Loyola's Cash and Burch 2-1 in the finals of the North bracket. The Mount duo topped Cash and Burch 6-3 in the doubles match and Wood defeated Cash 6-3, 6-3 but Armstrong was edged 6-2, 6-2. The freshman duo of Evan Hine and Parth Sharma were topped 2-1 by Johns Hopkins' Saferan and Hogan for seventh place. The Blue Jay's duo defeated Hine and Sharma 6-2 in the doubles match, and Saferan blanked Hine 6-1, 6-0, but Sharma edged Hogan 5-7, 6-1, 10-5. Brandon Wortkotter and Zachary Burau recorded eleventh place after taking down teammates Chris Lindsey and Sean McNulty 3-0. Wortkotter and Burau topped Lindsey and McNulty 6-2 for the doubles decision, and Wortkotter topped McNulty 6-1, 6-4 and Burau defeated Lindsey 6-2, 6-2.
Singles victories: Brandon Wortkotter (5), Jackson Wood (5), Parth Sharma (4)
Doubles victories: Jackson Wood (6), Zachary Burau (5), Jean Armstrong (3)
Duo victories: Armstrong/Wood (3), Burau/Wood (3), Burau/Wortkotter (2)
The Mount men will head to Virginia Tech on Friday, October 13 for the ITA Atlantic Regional Tournament.